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Adult Courses

With a wider choice of courses, flexible delivery options and funded places on offer, there’s never been a better time to take up lifelong learning at Wigan & Leigh College.

More than 3,500 adults join us each year to change their lives through learning. So if you want to gain the skills and knowledge you need to fulfil a lifelong ambition, secure a promotion, change your career, or learn a skill in your spare time and meet new friends along the way, what are you waiting for?

Whatever the reason, you will receive the very best support and advice from our experts here at Adult College.

Are you currently unemployed and want to gain skills to help your career aspirations?


Explore Our Courses

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, Wigan Council also offer a variety of adult learning courses, find out more about Wigan Council’s adult learning offer.

John Sturley
Access to Higher Education - Health
University of Central Lancashire

The former Westhoughton based joiner took his first steps towards his dream job as a physiotherapist, studying the Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health.

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Natasha Bullough
CIPD Level 7
Wigan Council - Human Resources

Natasha previously completed her CIPD Level 5 but wanted to progress her career options and get higher qualifications.

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Matt Hewlett
Maths and English GCSE

A Wigan father of five returned to learning to follow his lifelong ambition of becoming a paramedic.

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Amanda Ammekk
Level 4 Advanced Beauty Therapy Techniques
Senior Aesthetician, Flint + Flint

Amanda previously worked as a hairdresser but decided to enrol onto Level 2 Beauty and progressed to Level 4 Advanced Beauty Therapy Techniques.

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